Practice of Epidemiologic Analysis [ESP65]

Course highlights

EC points

0.7

Start date

23-08-2021

End date

27-08-2021

Course days

Monday to Friday (5 mornings)

Faculty

Prof. Kamran Ikram

Course fee

€ 490

Location

Online

Level

Intermediate

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge is required although understanding of basic epidemiology is helpful.

Disciplines

  • Epidemiology

Application

Go to the ESP website

Detailed information about this course:

Description

Faculty: Prof. Kamran Ikram, MD PhD

This is a course in which the theoretical background and practical application of basic epidemiologic analytic tools is discussed. Most topic discussed in this course lie at the cross-roads of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and covers issues that are typically faced by starting researchers. Topics covered are: Data preparation, Missingness, Categorization, Normalization, Standardization, Stratification, Multiple testing, Sample size calculation.

The goal is to provide students with the understanding and tools to perform their initial epidemiologic data analyses.


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Objectives

  • To gain a better understanding of the theoretical backgrounds of the topics mentioned above.
  • To enable the students to translate the theoretical insights into practical tools, which they can immediately implement in their own research.

Participant profile

The course is particularly intended for students who have completed their data collection and move towards their first data analysis.

Assessment

Attendance


Reduction on fees

PLEASE NOTE THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO THE RESEARCH MASTERS (120 EC points)

No fees are charged for participation of Erasmus MC PhD candidates

Please note that in case of cancellation or no show, the cancellation policy applies based on the full course fee.

50% reduction on our fees for participating institutes of NIHES

This 50% reduction is offered to participants formally appointed at the departments or sections participating in NIHES.

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam:

  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Psychiatry, Section of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy
  • Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychology
  • Department of Medical Informatics
  • Department of General Practice
  • Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management
  • Generation R

50% reduction on our fees for NIHES affiliated partners

This 50% reduction is offered to participants formally appointed at the following NIHES affiliated partners:

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam, departments of:

  • Dermatology
  • General Paediatrics
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rehabilitation Medicine

UMIT, Department of Public Health, Health Services Research and Health Technology Assessment.

25% reduction on our fees for Erasmus MC employees

For participants formally appointed at all departments of Erasmus MC (except the departments mentioned above and Erasmus MC PhD candidates).

25% reduction for all (international) PhD students without formal appointment at Erasmus MC

Upon receipt of your application you will receive a request to upload proof of enrollment as a PhD student.